PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The parade for the Villanova Basketball team begins at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8th. It will go from 20th and Market Streets to Dilworth Park.

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Who: Villanova Men’s Basketball Team and YOU

What: A parade to celebrate the team’s National Championship victory

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When: Friday, April 8th at 1:00 p.m. until around 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. rally at Dilworth Park)

Where: Beginning at 20th and Market, ending at Dilworth Park

  • Philadelphia is expected anywhere from 50,000-75,000 people.
  • Villanova has cancelled classes on Friday
  • It will cost an estimated $22,000.
    • “We’ll way recover that in the amount of people coming here and spending money and the amount of national profile the city will get as a result,” Mayor Jim Kenney said.
  • SEPTA is your best bet for transportation purposes
    • Added capacity for: Norristown High Speed Line (NHSL), Market- Frankford Line (MFL) and Broad Street Line (BSL).

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  • TV: CBS3

 

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